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House of Menander

Via Villa dei Misteri, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy

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About House of Menander

The Casa del Menandro is one of Pompeii's most prominent houses. It has an outstanding, elegant peristyle beyond its beautifully frescoed atrium. On the peristyle's far right side a doorway leads to a private bathhouse, lavished with exquisite frescoes and mosaics. The house was excavated between November 1926 and June 1932 and is located in Region I, Insula 10, Entrance 4 of the city.



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Temple of Apollo0.47km from House of Menander

Temple of Apollo is the oldest religious building in Pompeii, dated to 6th Century BC because of its architectural decorations, though its current layout dates back to the 2nd century BC.  The temple, in the center of a sacred enclosure, was surrounded on all four sides by a wide series of tuff columns from Nocera, originally grooved and with Ionic capitals, that were being replaced with stucco columns and Corinthian capitals painted in yellow, red, and dark blue.

Amphitheatre of Pompeii0.48km from House of Menander

Pompeii’s amphitheatre was built by C. Quintius Valgus and M Procius, two of Sulla’s commanders who became the city’s magistrates after its subjugation by the Romans. This dates the amphitheatre to 70AD, making it one of the earliest constructed Roman amphitheatres and the oldest one left standing. It is located in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii and was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, that also buried Pompeii itself and the neighbouring town of Herculaneum.

House of the Faun0.5km from House of Menander

The House of the Faun is a house of Roman times, buried during the ' eruption of Vesuvius in 79, and found as a result of the archaeological excavations of the' ancient Pompeii: it is one of the largest homes in the city and owes its name to a statue in bronze, depicting a satyr, placed in the impluvium. It almost completely occupies Insula 12 of Regio VI.

House of the Vettii0.52km from House of Menander

The House of the Faun is a Domus of the Roman era, buried during the ' eruption of Vesuvius in 79, and found as a result of the archaeological excavations of the' ancient Pompeii: is one of the greatest examples of ' Roman art of I century and is named after the owners, Aulo Vettio Restituto and Aulo Vettio Conviva. It is located in region VI, near the Vesuvian Gate, bordered by the Vicolo di Mercurio and the Vicolo dei Vettii. The house is one of the largest Domus in Pompeii, spanning the entir

Villa di Poppea3.27km from House of Menander

The Villa Poppaea is an ancient Roman seaside villa situated between Naples and Sorrento, in southern Italy.  The villa is believed to have belonged to Poppaea Sabina, the second wife of Emperor Nero - certainly, its size and lavish decoration indicate that its owner must have been considered wealthy. It was now one 0of the prime attractions in this area.

Valle dei mulini8.86km from House of Menander

A beautiful historic valley which was located in Sorrento, Italy.  The valley originates from the release of waters into a tufa plain about 37,000 years ago, following the eruption of the Campi Flegrei. It is considered one of the most enchanting views of the Sorrento Peninsula. It is known for its variety and unique plants. the valley is surrounded by 2 rivers; Casarlano-Cesarano and S. Antonino.

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Campania is one of the regions of Southern Italy and stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea, from the mouth of the Garigliano River to the Gulf of Policastro. The mild climate, the beauty of the coasts, the richness of its art and history, and the love for food make Campania the fascinating territory that it is.